MEET OUR DIRECTOR
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STEVIEE STILSONDirector, Studio 1 Dance Center
“Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it, they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do it” – Walt Disney
Steviee’s story starts out at Studio 1 Dance Center. At six years old Steviee started her first dance class at Studio 1. Her passion grew quickly as she fell in love with dance and performing and made it a strict priority in her life. Throughout her childhood, she trained in various styles of dance including ballet, jazz, contemporary and hip-hop and performed many award-winning solos and group numbers and was honored to receive many scholarships from NYCDA, L.A Dance Magic, and Jump. Steviee is a past Junior, Teen, and Senior regional Magic performer for L.A.D.M and was a finalist and runner-up as a Junior and Senior.
In High School, she danced in ODT’s production of “Thriller” and was a featured dancer in the first ever “Final Cut Live” in 2006 where she also assisted many choreographers for the show. After graduating high school, Steviee became the third ” L.A Dance Magic Body” during 2006-2007 and later went on tour joined L.A Dance Magic 20+ city tour for 2 1/2 years under the direction of Jackie Sleight and Dave Carter.
Some of Steviee’s professional work includes commercials for Crayola and AT&T. Along with performing; Steviee has developed a passion for teaching. She began at the age of 16 choreographing many solos, trios, and group numbers throughout Utah and has been a guest teacher in Nevada, Ohio, and California.
In 2014 Steviee helped create and develop a new all female singing group “No Limits” and has used some of her students as featured dancers. Steviee has also been a mentor to many young dancers. Her teaching style is inviting and challenging and dancers thrive under her coaching. Many of her students have gone on to become members of BYU’s Cougarettes, UVU’s dance team, performed on cruise ships, stage productions, professional companies and Disney. Steviee’s motivation is to inspire a new generation of dancers to help them develop a love and passion for dance.
In the summer of 2012, Steviee purchased Studio 1 Dance Center and took over as the Owner/Artistic Director. Steviee’s true love and passion is in Studio 1. She is very proud of where the Studio has been and is honored to be charged with pushing it to it’s greatest lengths.